Articles by: Staff

33,000 sign petition opposing Tennessee ‘ag gag’ bill

33,000 sign petition opposing Tennessee ‘ag gag’ bill

on May 11, 2013, 7:52 AM / in News, State News

Special Thanks to Carlotta The ACLU probably isn’t the most popular organization in red state TN. I don’t know if this petition will help their cause or not. I do like Andy Sher’s reporting on this story. He likes to quote Andy Holt’s colorful condemnation of HSUS. NASHVILLE — More than 33,000 people nationwide have signed an American Civil Liberties […]

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Feds Demand Wiki-Weapon Maker Pull 3D Gun Blueprints

Feds Demand Wiki-Weapon Maker Pull 3D Gun Blueprints

on May 11, 2013, 7:40 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Bob Adelmann          When Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson (shown) received a letter from the U.S. State Department telling him to remove from his website free blueprints to build a gun using 3D printing technology, he complied immediately. The letter, which was personally signed by Glenn E. Smith, Chief, Enforcement Division, arrived on Wednesday. It read in part: Pursuant […]

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Abortion’s Underside

Abortion’s Underside

on May 11, 2013, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Let me warn you now… the writer’s descriptions are quite graphic….. Kermit Gosnell is not the only seedy backroom abortionist operating in the age of Roe v. Wade. By Jillian Kay Melchior Sycloria Williams was recovering from a botched abortion at her Pompano, Fla., home on July 21, 2006, when two homicide detectives knocked on her door. They […]

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Joe Biden: Asians Need Food Stamps, Too

on May 11, 2013, 7:21 AM / in National News, News

US Vice-President Joe Biden told Asian-Pacific Americans during a speech  Wednesday that President Obama re-established the White House initiative on  Asian-Americans in order to ensure that they had equal access to federal  services, such food stamps, housing aid, healthcare and education. The Vice President was speaking at the annual awards dinner for the Asian  Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies, […]

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Government official: IRS targets conservative and Tea Party organizations

Government official: IRS targets conservative and Tea Party organizations

on May 11, 2013, 7:16 AM / in National News, News

  By: Jim Kouri The powerful Treasury Department’s tax-collecting and enforcement agency, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), conceded on Friday that its agents targeted conservative PACs and Tea Party groups The Obama White House claims that it has called for a full investigation into the complaints. According to the director of the IRS’ department overseeing tax-exempt organizations, Lois Lerner, employees […]

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Congress takes action to root out other Houses of Horror

Congress takes action to root out other Houses of Horror

on May 11, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON, DC, May 10, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two House committees have issued letters to state agencies in their efforts to prevent more abortion facility atrocities akin to Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s “House of Horrors.” Kermit Gosnell, who is on trial for five counts of murder, four of which involved infants who survived his abortion attempts only to be killed after birth, […]

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Only 7% of Americans following Gosnell case ‘very closely’: Gallup poll

Only 7% of Americans following Gosnell case ‘very closely’: Gallup poll

on May 11, 2013, 6:43 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen PRINCETON, NJ, May 10, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) – Only a tiny percentage of Americans – 7% – are following the sensational Gosnell trial “very closely” according to a new poll by Gallup. Another 18% said they were following it “somewhat closely.” But according to Gallup even the combined total of Americans following the story at all – 25% – […]

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Mayor Wishes to Borrow $15,000,000 for Undisclosed Projects

Mayor Wishes to Borrow $15,000,000 for Undisclosed Projects

on May 10, 2013, 2:45 PM / in Local News, News

There will be a special called meeting of the Jackson City Council on May 21st were the council will decide whether or not the city should borrow an additional $15,000,000.oo. Consideration of the adoption of resolutions authorizing the incurrence of indebtedness in the amount of not to exceed $15,300,000 to provide funding for certain public works projects and to fund […]

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Teen patients form lasting friendships at St. Jude

Teen patients form lasting friendships at St. Jude

on May 10, 2013, 10:38 AM / in News, State News

McKendree and Luis stepped from their limo and paused for a moment to take in the scene. A multitude of St. Jude staff members — their doctors and nurses, their physical therapists and Child Life specialists — lined a red carpet walkway cheering for the teens. Luis took McKendree’s hand, and they walked inside their hospital. It was April 2012, and […]

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From Senator Bob Corker in response to my letter….

From Senator Bob Corker in response to my letter….

on May 10, 2013, 10:29 AM / in News, State News

Thank you for taking the time to contact my office regarding the Marketplace Fairness Act. Your input is important to me, and I appreciate the time you took to share your thoughts. I realize that the issue of how to apply state sales tax laws to the internet is complex. As the former Commissioner of Finance for our state, I understand […]

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Around Town

Around Town

on May 10, 2013, 9:53 AM / in Local News, News

Rainy wet day in the city of Jackson, Tennessee where we have been in a rainstorm most the early morning hours…. should be clearing up later today but they tell us there a chance for more of the stuff during the day and night. Rumor has it that a certain lifelong liberal Democrat Jackson City Councilman is attempting to ingratiate […]

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Youngest Member at NRA Convention: A 3-Year-Old Black Girl

Youngest Member at NRA Convention: A 3-Year-Old Black Girl

on May 10, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

Here is an article from the other side of the race issue by  Jenée  Desmond-Harris From the tone and comments from the author, you can just feel the resentment of the moment….. The National Rifle Association capped its annual convention in Houston on Sunday by hosting a “Youth Day” event that included free six-month memberships offered to kids, the Daily […]

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Malcolm X’s Grandson Killed in Mexico

Malcolm X’s Grandson Killed in Mexico

on May 10, 2013, 7:10 AM / in National News, News

The Amsterdam News is reporting, and the U.S. Embassy has confirmed, that Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, has been killed in Mexico. Unconfirmed reports say he died early Thursday morning from injuries sustained when he was thrown off a building or shot as he was being robbed in Tijuana. “I’m confirming, per U.S. Embassy, on behalf of family, the […]

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Obama’s Constitutionally-Challenged Labor Board Silent After Losing Another Legal Battle

Obama’s Constitutionally-Challenged Labor Board Silent After Losing Another Legal Battle

on May 9, 2013, 10:26 AM / in National News, News

No press release from the beleagured agency…? By: LaborUnionReport So far, the National Labor Relations Board’s Office of Public Affairs has been unusually quiet since Barack Obama’s constitutionally-challenged NLRB appointees and their union cronies were dealt another blow on Tuesday by the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. In a decision that impacts nearly every private-sector workplace in America, the D.C. […]

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Divorcing sex from marriage

Divorcing sex from marriage

on May 9, 2013, 10:23 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: John Hayward “Aha!” cried liberals across the land, when the election returns from South Carolina came in, and the zombie political corpse of Mark Sanford had somehow managed to score a landslide victory over the vivacious Elizabeth Colbert Busch.  ”Now we’ve got you right where we want you, Republicans!  Your hypocrisy on family values will be your undoing!” The idea is […]

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Part-timers to lose pay amid health act’s new math

on May 9, 2013, 9:27 AM / in National News, News

By Chad Terhune Los Angeles Times Some workers are having their hours cut so employers won’t have to cover them under Obamacare. But many will benefit from the healthcare law’s premium subsidies and Medicaid expansion. Many part-timers are facing a double whammy from President Obama‘s Affordable Care Act. The law requires large employers offering health insurance to include part-time employees […]

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Inside Scoop on Obamacare Exchanges

Inside Scoop on Obamacare Exchanges

on May 9, 2013, 9:22 AM / in National News, News

By Twila Brase, R.N., PHN President and Co-founder of CCHF Health Freedom eNews Will Obamacare Exchanges be ready? We hope not. The headline from an Exchange industry news article says, “Will HHS Stall Start of Federal Exchanges? Observers Say ‘Yes,’ ‘No,’ ‘Wait Till Oct. 1”. There are 33 states that have refused to build (fund) a “state exchange,” forcing the […]

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Close call: Cher’s mom changed mind about aborting famous daughter while sitting in clinic

Close call: Cher’s mom changed mind about aborting famous daughter while sitting in clinic

on May 9, 2013, 8:57 AM / in National News, News

(LifeSiteNews.com) – This past weekend during an appearance on a Lifetime show called Dear Mom, Love Cher, the famous singer’s mother confessed that she came within minutes of aborting her now-famous daughter. Georgia Holt was 20 and recently separated from her husband when she found herself pregnant with Cher. She had moved back in with her own mother, who, when […]

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Do Libertarians Support Crony Capitalism?

Do Libertarians Support Crony Capitalism?

on May 9, 2013, 8:50 AM / in National News, News

by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books. A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and his master’s, M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University I don’t know what to make of this. Ken Connor, of something called The […]

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Why We Should Mistrust the Government

Why We Should Mistrust the Government

on May 9, 2013, 8:29 AM / in Opinion

by Andrew P. Napolitano It should come as no surprise that President Obama told Ohio State students at graduation ceremonies last week that they should not question authority and they should reject the calls of those who do. He argued that “our brave, creative, unique experiment in self-rule” has been so successful that trusting the government is the same as […]

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